Michael Thomas Holman is a Hip Hop OG, and New York-based artist, writer, filmmaker and musician. He is also an early 1980s downtown scene subculturalist and creator of the Hip Hop music program Graffiti Rock. Holman is a founding member, along with Jean-Michel Basquiat, of the experimental band Gray. In 2016, Holman’s archives were acquired by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.[3] Additional Holman artifacts were acquired by the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Holman has performed his Confessions Of A Subculturalist spoken word performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center, and his sound and video The Subjective Gaze, Parts 1&2 performance at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. Bringing Hip Hop downtown, created  community collaborations/opportunities with many  international documentary teams/broadcasting companies: NHK Tokoyo, BBC London, Kene plus paris, Zediaec berlin, RAI Italy, spreading the culture around the world. He is the author of Breaking New York City Breakers, which has a cover style that emulates marvel comics, symbolizing how Breakers are the superheroes of Hip Hop.